Donald E. Yeager

April 14, 1923September 10, 2013

YEAGER, Donald E, 90, passed away at home surrounded by his family on September 10, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Helen (Wilson) Yeager, son Michael Yeager (Tamara), daughter Becky Creech (Vince), daughter Jane Yeager, son Steve Yeager (Jean), son-in-law Michael Erisman, 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, cousin Bud Fleischman and dear friend Andy Brockman. He was born on April 14, 1923 in Dayton, Ohio. Graduated from Wilber Wright High School Class of 1942. Served in the Navy during WWII as a plane captain for a F6F Hellcat on the USS Monterey. Retired in 1986 from Norwood Engineering as a tool inspector after 46 years. He was a member of St. Albert the Great Parish, a volunteer for St. Vincent DePaul, a member of The American Legion (Post 0598) and Veterans of Foreign Wars (Post 9927). He is preceded in death by his father Frank Yeager, mother Genevieve (Gavey) Yeager, sister Mary Agnes (Yeager) Cable, loving daughter Peggy Lynn (Yeager) Erisman and grandson Kevin Creech. Visitation is 11 am to 12 noon Friday, September 13, 2013 at St. Albert the Great Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 noon. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of Dayton. TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to,


  • Visitation Friday, September 13, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 13, 2013

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September 16, 2013

Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss and may you recall all the wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. - Cherlyn Wishart

September 14, 2013

Just a wonderful man to sit and talk to about anything. Down to earth and was a "good shepherd" to everyone he knew. We will miss him. Mike & Marta Fackler

September 13, 2013

What a great neighbor, wonderful man and extraordinary father. We share in your sorrow and loss, but rejoice that we have another saint in heaven. Our love and prayers to you Helen, Steve, Jane and all. Merrell and Vicky Young, Findlay, OH

Jenny Schipper

September 12, 2013

Please accept my deepest sympathy. I work with Jane at PNC.

September 11, 2013

Please accept our sympathy for your great loss. We will be out of town on Friday but will keep Don and your family in our prayers. Don was a great golfing buddy. Sincerely, Dick and Jean Corron